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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 22, 2017 12:10 PM History
A fortified island in (or fort alongside) the Euphrates mentioned by Ammianus. Possibly to be identified with the modern island of Bidjan or the city of Haditha in Iraq.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

34.1352594, 42.3778367

island, settlement-modern, fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 Achaiachala Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Haditha or Bijan Island?

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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Achaiachala: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 30 September 2020]

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